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45th Annual Scientific Meeting
Looking Forward: Achieving Excellence in Gynecologic Surgery for Ourselves, our Learners and our Patients
March 31 - April 3, 2019 | JW Starr Pass | Tucson, Arizona


Featured ProgrammingPG Courses | Academic RoundtablesMentorship for Career Development


Mentorship for Career Development | Arnold Advincula, MD

Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice-Chair of Women’s Health 
Chief of Gynecology, Sloane Hospital for Women 
Division Chief, Gynecologic Specialty Surgery 
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, USA

Dr. Advincula is the Levine Family Professor, Vice-Chair of Women’s Health & Chief of Gynecology at the Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital in addition to serving a Division Chief of Gynecologic Specialty Surgery.

Dr. Advincula received his medical degree with honors from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, before completing a residency in obstetrics and gynecology, followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Dr. Advincula is extensively involved in research and has authored and coauthored numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals throughout his career as well as trained surgical fellows continuously since 2003.

Dr. Advincula is a leader in minimally invasive surgical techniques and an internationally recognized gynecologic robotic surgeon who has also developed surgical instruments in use worldwide. He has extensive experience in treating complex and challenging cases of uterine fibroids, endometriosis and pelvic masses. Dr. Advincula has served as medical director of endometriosis centers at the University of Michigan and Florida Hospital-Celebration Health prior to joining the faculty at Columbia University.

Additionally, Dr. Advincula is Medical Director of the Mary & Michael Jaharis Simulation Center for Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons/New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He is also a Fellow of the America College of Surgeons and Past President of the AAGL as well as previously served on the board of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.